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Bank Employee from Rajasthan Shot Dead in Kulgam; Second Targeted Attack in 3 Days

An employee of the Ellaqui Dehati Bank, Vijay Kumar was shot inside the bank premises.

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New Delhi: A bank employee from Rajasthan was shot dead on Thursday, June 2, by terrorists in Kulgam district of Jammu and Kashmir.

An employee of the Ellaqui Dehati Bank, Vijay Kumar was shot inside the bank premises, the officials said. Kumar had recently joined the branch in Kulgam, NDTV has reported.

He was rushed to a hospital but succumbed to injuries on the way.

This attack comes two days after terrorists shot a woman Kashmiri teacher, Rajni Bala, in the same district.

On May 12, Rahul Bhat, a Kashmiri Pandit, was shot dead inside the tehsildar’s office in Chadoora tehsil of Budgam district.

Both Bala’s and Bhat’s killings led to protests by the Kashmiri Pandit community against the lack of security for them in the Union territory despite being governed by the Union government.

(With PTI inputs)